Tag: MONEY

Gifted with Cancer

The Legacy of Ali Banat (rahimahullāh)

“Charity Begins at Home”

Yusuf Patel takes a critical look at Muslim discourse surrounding charitable spending in the UK and abroad. Does charity really begin "at home"?

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Telling the Community’s Story

Scroll down for an interactive timeline of articles published over the last twelve months addressing problems from within, hostility from without and the empowerment of our community. Be it bittersweet introspection addressing the skeletons in our community’s closet, stemming the tide of hostile false narratives and myths, or empowering the

Minaret: £150k | Imam: £15k

In a few remarks that garnered much debate, a well-known and respected UK scholar, Sheikh Zahir Mahmood, recently wrote: We have minarets worth £150,000 but only pay £15,000 for the imam. We invest more in structures than in people. We must be the only community with such utter lack of

The Dangerous Relationship Between Money & Dawah

All praises be to Allāh, and may peace and blessings be upon His prophet Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). By the grace of Allāh, the following remarks are not indicative of most Du'āt and scholars, but it is nonetheless a growing problem which needs to be nipped in the bud... Introduction I

Where are the Muslim millionaires?

Muslim Entrepreneurship: Its Role in the Movement Everything needs provision. Whether it be the projects we start, the institutions we run, the family unit we raise and sustain, or life itself. Therefore, the need for finance and entrepreneurialism cannot be underestimated when it comes to achieving equality and promoting justice

Wealth does NOT mean Allah loves you

One Friday as I dropped my son off to school I noticed a group of three boys talking. One said to the others, pointing at a shiny Mercedes, “Look at my dad’s car,” at which they all looked very impressed. Two of them then turned to the third, smirking, and asked

Money for Da’wah – is it right?

Yā Sīn Series Part 10 – Money for Da'wah - is it right? Some of us read about the struggles and achievements of Prophets and deep down feel as though their example is simply beyond our reach and near-impossible to follow. Perhaps that is why Allāh relates to us the struggles